Essential Chats with Mit: Resources from Facebook Live Events


Here are some of the resources mentioned in the September 10, Facebook Live Event – Essential Chats with Mit: How NASW Leadership Continues Building an Inclusive Community.

During this discussion NASW President Mit Joyner and two newly appointed board members: Dr. Alice Kay Locklear, PhD, MSW, ACSW, Region V Director and Bisrat Abebe, LCSW, LICSW, MA, Region I Director discussed Afghanistan, the dark history of Native American Boarding Schools, Voting Rights, Critical Race Theory, and Climate Change.

Here are some related resources social workers may find helpful.

The Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice

NASW Report to the Profession on Racial Justice Priorities and Action

NASW Examines its Past, Present and Future in Addressing Systemic Racism

Native American Resources

AI/AN Organizations

National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)

Coronavirus -19 Resources (NIVWA)

National Indian Education Association (NIEA)

National Indian Child Care Association (NICCA)

National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) as a resource for working with Native Americans through cultural competence.

Indian Health Services: (IHS)

Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Native People’s Concept of Health and Illness

Informational Sites

Working With American Indian Children and Families 

Tribal State Relations

Healthy Native Youth

How Native Americans Struggled to Survive on the Trail of Tears

How Boarding Schools Tried to Kill the Indian Through Assimilation

U.S. Department of Interior, Indian Affairs.  Division of Human Services

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Services

Current Federal Legislation


Resources from a Previous Discussion

Here are some of the resources mentioned in the March 26 Facebook Live Event — Essential Chats with Mit: A Conversation with Change Agents

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